Fine and Performing Arts
Ralph R. Pottle Music Building, Room 102
Music, Dance, Theatre
Tel: (985) 549-2184
Fax: (985) 549-2892
Art + Design
Tel: (985) 549-2193
Fax: (985) 549-5316
Interim Department Head
Welcome to the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, where our students experience a creative, fulfilling and well-rounded academic adventure pursuing their artistic goals.
The Department of Fine and Performing Arts offers diverse programs and courses in
art and design, music, theatre and dance. We seek to prepare students who will be
leaders in the profession by employing the highest standards in performance, teaching,
research, and artistic and creative vision.
Student potential nurtured by more than 60 faculty members
Performances and exhibits in five major public venues
Twenty-one degree concentrations and three minors offered
Annual guest artist residencies, performances and master-classes
Distinguished alumni holding prestigious positions nationally
We offer state-of-the-art facilities in all departmental areas to support learning at the highest levels.
The Music Program offers undergraduate degrees in music performance and education, and a minor in music. Graduate degrees in Performance, Theory, Instrumental Conducting, and Choral Conducting are also offered.
Art + Design offers a well-rounded course of study that provides students with the skills necessary to pursue a professional career in the arts, including creative problem solving, visual literacy and communication, and critical thinking.
Southeastern's theatre program is designed to provide a broad perspective of the literature, history and creative practices of the discipline. Course work includes acting, directing, voice and movement training, stage management, and more.
The Dance Program offers classes in Technique, Choreography, History, Pedagogy, and Performance. Dancers perform each semester in the departmental dance company, Dance Performance Project.